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RATINGS: 2043   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 98   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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This titanic, immensely viscous stout is loaded with inimitable flavors of chocolate-covered caramel and coffee and hide a hefty 98 IBUs underneath the smooth blanket of malt. Ten FIDY (10.5% ABV) is made with enormous amounts of two-row malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, flaked oats and hops. Ten FIDY is the ultimate celebration of dark malts and boundary-stretching beer.


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3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wvuej25 (8) - - NOV 4, 2012
2011 canning. Not much aroma. Screw Flanders. A nice, subtle flavor. Smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mecafilo (68) - Perugia, ITALY - JUL 11, 2014
Can @ Elfo’s Pub, Perugia, Italy. Pours with a pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is moderate to strong malt, with notes of chocolate, coffee, liquerice and roasted malts, and soft notes of vanilla, moderate hoppy with notes of herbs. Moderately sweet, softly to moderately bitter, softly sour. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (387) - - JUL 10, 2014
Pours oil black. Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malts. Big taste of roasted malts, chocolate, and coffee with a bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dinkle50 (943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Black pour with a single finger espresso head. Sweet roasty aroma with some raisin. Full mouth, almost syrupy. Taste is sweet at first, but morphs into bitter chocolate & espresso. Almost fruity at times. Maybe dates or raisins. Alcohol is super hidden.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcnealc31 (249) - Elida, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Looked like motor oil coming out of the can with one of the darkest heads I’ve ever seen. The aroma is mostly chocolate and roasted barley. The first thing I notice is how smooth and velvety the texture is. Tons of flavor, but not overpowering. Chocolate, marshmallow, charred wood. Hops hit earlier than most. Although there is a lingering citrus finish. And the name Ten Fidy? It’s the 10.5% ABV, which is sneakily hidden. Yes, it’s in a can, but this isn’t one for the beach or a camping trip! Pour it, savor it. Outstanding!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rood (31) - Borgerhout, BELGIUM - JUN 26, 2014
Thanks berntholer, for sharing this one. If you would like to smell & taste chocolate, nesquick, oat, dates, this is your beer. OK mouthfeel. A good bitter aftertaste. An okay brew to me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
writerljberg (635) - Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Tap. From notes. A: Lazy lightless black. G,ood mocha head on this one. N: Big dark cocoa, licorice, caramel, coffee. Some oxidation, since this is an older draft for 2008. Malt layering is quite intense. T: Really, really, really sweet, to the point of being cloying. Not a speck of hop to be supped. M: Thick motor oil. Low alcohol presence. It is 10-50. O: This is just too much sweetness for me. I prefer a backbone of bitterness to level out the cloying malt. Though it avoids the soy sauce trap of Dark Lord.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maarten1993 (268) - - JUN 21, 2014
Drank in Waalwijk 21-6-2014. Liked ik. Typical standard stout. Rich taste. Aftertaste is fading, too bad.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brandon1989 (239) - Euless, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours a pure black with a thick khaki head that left a lot of lacing. The aroma was sweet chocolate, nuttiness, and roasted malts. the taste is complex, it starts with bitterness and slight alcohol. then you start to pick up roasted malts and some cherry and it finishes with a sweet milk chocolate aftertaste.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (1442) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours black, aroma of dark fruits, roast chocolate, taste has chocolate, liquorice, fruit, rich and smooth, hides its abv well.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (414) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Can. Pours black with a generous creamy tan head. Big chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, hops and a bit of boozy burn in the aroma and taste, Top notch Imperial stout.


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